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General Pool Rules
Below lists general pool rules. Each aquatic facility may have additional rules specific for the location.
- Children under age 8 and/or those less than 45” in height must be accompanied with someone 16 years or older.
- Personal flotation devices must be Coast Guard approved and used with an adult swimmer within arms length of the swimmer.
- Children not yet toilet trained must wear a swim diaper or cover a regular diaper with tight fitted rubber pants.
- All persons shall bathe with warm water and soap before entering the water.
- No running, boisterous, or rough play or profanity.
- Spitting or blowing nose in pool is prohibited.
- Non-swimmers are not permitted in the water alone unless they can stand with their head fully above the water.
- Swimmers may be asked to perform a swim teat prior to entering the deep end.
- No food permitted on the pool deck.
- No ball playing allowed.
- Any persons known or suspected of having communicable or infectious disease shall not use the pool.
- Mask, fins, snorkels used at the discretion of the lifeguards.
- No glass containers, food, beverages or gum allowed in the pool area.
- Diving Board Use: One person on the board at a time. Be sure the area in front of the board is clear. No double bouncing, only dive straight off the board.
- No Diving off the pool deck into the deep end.
- Consumption/possession of alcohol and/pr illegal drugs is not permitted on Town property.
- Aquatic staff reserve the right to to close the pool or restrict use whenever the safety or health od patrons is endangered.
- Smoking of any kind is not permitted in the pool facility.
- The Town is not responsible for personal belongings.
- Aquatic staff reserves the right to close the pool or restrict its use whenever the safety or health of patrons is endangered.
- The phones in the lifeguard offices or pool deck are not to be used as a public phone.
- Pets are not permitted in the pool facility or beach area. Dogs on Town property must be leashed or tethered.
- Prolonged underwater breath holding is not permitted.